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Unread 10-26-2010, 07:26 PM
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Re: What PDA to get for LR shooting

I'm using a Dell Axim X-5 and exbal. Very nice set up.
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    Unread 10-26-2010, 07:37 PM
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    I used the iPaq and exbal with great confidence. The software is very pleasing to used. If I missed it was the "wind's" fault.

    Due to the age of the iPaq and seemingly short battery life, especially in cold weather I switched to the iPod touch and Ballistic FTE. FTE uses the JBM algorithms and is well respected.

    The feature of this combo that does away with another LRH piece of gear is the automatic shot angle compensation. Pretty nerdy kewl!

    As I usually shot from a hide there is plenty of time to determine shooting angles. With the fore end bottom parallel with the bore, hold the iPod against the fore end and watch the numbers change.
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    Unread 10-27-2010, 08:32 PM
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    Im moving to the IPOD TOUCH. Its what the US ARMY is issuing now for field use. Everything else I have dies and no one in making a PDA anymore. If you have a crackberry you can run exbal but I dont have a smart phone and I refuse to pay another 30$ month to have one. IPOD TOUCH with I flight
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    Do you need to have cell phone service for the program to work on the i Pod? I don't have a cell phone and doubt I ever will.
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    Re: What PDA to get for LR shooting

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    Do you need to have cell phone service for the program to work on the i Pod? I don't have a cell phone and doubt I ever will.
    NO beacuse its not a cell phone. Its like an PDA but for music. You can down load any applications apple offers from your computer to the IPOD. Like the
    I FLIGHT ballistics calluculator. They offer an 8g model for around 200$ if you shop around. I intend to get mine right from apple on line they will engrave the back of the IPOD with any thing you want to make it yours.
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    Unread 10-28-2010, 01:33 PM
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    Re: What PDA to get for LR shooting

    i have ipod touche 8 gig 4g

    and 2 softs

    Ballistic: The Pro Ballistic Trajectory Computer for the iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad

    FTE version

    and

    iSnipe™ - The Original Ballistics Calculator For The iPhone and iPod Touch - By Web Diligence

    but the lateer, havec abug with the keyboard overlap the popup...beaucse 4g for the i-os

    anyway, I don't have many field experience...

    and I 'm concerned for the snow this winter, the frost etc...

    stay tune
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    Unread 10-28-2010, 01:35 PM
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    Re: What PDA to get for LR shooting

    forget my comment

    http://itunes.apple.com/app/isnipe/id297093432?mt=8
    What's New in Version 2.3.4

    A second maintenance release while we finish our next major release:
    - fixes an issue where the Save window is displayed off-screen (iPhone 4)



    update my tool
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